NSW Fire Brigades Roll of Honour

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NSW Fire Brigades Roll of Honor
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Key Information

Memorial Name
NSW Fire Brigades Roll of Honour
Address

Castlereagh Street, Sydney NSW 2000

Memorial Type
Honour Roll
Conflicts
First World War, 1914–18
Dedication Date
02 May 1923
Memorial Designer

NSW Board of Fire Commissioners

Accessibility
Public
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The NSW Fire Brigades Roll of Honour, takes pride of place in an engine bay at  Fire and Rescue NSW, City of Sydney Fire Station. This is where the ANZAC Day

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Thomas George Roy Champion
Born: May 1894, West Maitland, NSW
Occupation: Carpenter, of 61 Turf St, Grafton

Appointed to the Grafton Volunteer Brigade 1st

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William Hosken Gibson was born on the 8th April 1879 at Leighton, Essex, England

Gibson joined the Metropolitan Fire Brigade on 9th December 1907 and rose to

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Born: 15th April 1888, Liverpool, England

Previous Occupation: Pursers Writer, Fireman

Joined the Brigades on 18th June 1913 and rose to the rank of Third

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George William Martin King

Born: 6th December 1887, London, England. Previous Occupation: Porter

Joined the Brigades on 18th April 1913 and rose to the

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Leonard Pettit.

Born: 5th September 1891, North London

Previous Occupation: Seaman

Leonard Pettit came to Australia in 1908 and was a crew member on

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Arthur John Smith of 17 Avon St, Glebe

Born: 5th October 1889, Norfolk England. Previous Occupation: Tramway Employee

Joined the Brigades on 4th April

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John Stuntz was born on the 27th June 1885, at Marrickville, NSW. When he joined the NSW Fire Brigades on the 22nd January 1912, his stated occupation was that

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Percy Clarence Tuck was born on the 14th of October, 1889, at Warrenmang, near the town of Avoca, Victoria. He joined the NSW Fire Brigades on 16th November

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George Young of 70 Lennox St, Newtown

Born: 3rd March 1881, San Francisco, USA. Previous Occupation: Seaman

Joined the Brigades on 23rd January 1911 and

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Permanent Staff Killed

No       Rank               Name                                  Unit                                         Place                  

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Born: 1887, Berry NSW, Occupation: Bread Carter. Wife: Ruby Rose

Appointed to the Berry Volunteer Brigade 1st April 1914. Resigned 30th June 1915

Enlisted

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Born: 1879, South Wales, UK

Appointed to the Weston Volunteer Brigade 1st August 1913. Resigned for “ Active Service " 31st December 1915.

Enlisted: 18th

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Herbert "Bertie" Norman May was born on the 18th of March 1894, at Tabulam, NSW, being the fifth child of William John May and Henrietta Sarah Ware.

Bertie

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Born: November, 1895, Cowper, NSW. Occupation: Typist

Appointed to the Bourke Volunteer Brigade 15th April 1915. Resigned for "Active Service" 31st December

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Born: 1881, West Maitland, NSW

Occupation: Carter

Appointed to the West Maitland Volunteer Brigade, 18th June 1912. Struck Off 28th February 1915

 

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Born: 1885, Tumut, NSW. Occupation: Saddler

Appointed to the Tumut Volunteer Brigade 1st April 1912. Resigned 31st August 1914.

Enlisted: 19th August 1914

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Born: September 1886 at Hay. Occupation: Tailor. Wife: Ruth

Appointed to the Bourke Volunteer Brigade 1st March 1912. Resigned "for Active Service" 15th

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1451 Private Alexander Joseph Hearn

Born: 1893, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England. Residing at Perry St, Campsie

Enlisted: 16th November 1914, 2nd

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Born: April 1894, Moama, NSW. Occupation: Saddler

Appointed to the Moama Volunteer Brigade 15th December 1915. Resigned 1st September 1916. 

Enlisted

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Born: January 1895, West Mailtland, NSW

Occupation: Station Hand

Appointed to the Lorn Volunteer Brigade 1st July 1914. Resigned for "Active Service" 31st

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Born: 1896, Raymond Terrace, NSW. Occupation: Baker

Appointed to the Parkes Volunteer Brigade, 1st October 1915. Struck off 31st May 1916. 

Enlisted: 11th

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2636 Sergeant Ernest Augustine Markham.

Born : 1891, Grenfell, NSW

Enlisted :14th June 1915

8th Reinforcements, 4th Battalion, Australian Infantry

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Alfred Gordon Murray.

Born : 1892

Occupation : Hair Dresser

Appointed to the Goulburn Volunteer Brigade 15th September 1916

Resigned 31st October

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Born: 15th April 1888, Liverpool, England
Previous Occupation: Pursers Writer, Fireman
Joined the Brigades as a Permanent Fireman on 18th June 1913 and rose

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Born 8 January 1887 West Norwood London, Occupation: Fireman

Service: Royal Navy 
Enlisted 28 March 1904 
Discharged 31 December 1911
Yeoman of Signals

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1133 Sergeant James Berry MM
Born December 1885 Alexandria, Sydney
Occupation: Plasterer

Service: First AIF. Enlisted 26 March 1915 
D Coy 20th Infantry

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Born 19 February 1889 London, Occupation: Seaman

Service: NSWFB
Joined 12 April 1911. Dismissed on 21 November 1913 with a number of other men in connection

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Recommendation for the Military Medal

28161 Driver Hilary Ambrose Coveny, 110th Howitzer battery, 4th Australian Field Artillery Brigade

For conspicuous

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2466 Warrant Officer Class II Frederick Creeke DCM
Born January 1891 Tauranga New Zealand
Occupation: Fireman

Service: NSWFB, Joined 5 March 1909, Second

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Born December 1895 Barraga, New South Wales
Residence: Cessnock
Occupation: Auctioneer

Service: NSWFB, Appointed Cessnock Volunteer Fire Brigade, 1

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Born 31 January 1894, Marrickville
Occupation: Fireman

Service: Militia, St George Rifles (5 years)

NSWFB
Joined 13 March 1911, First Class Fireman

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Born 2 April 1892 Hay, NSW. Occupation: Hairdresser

Service: NSWFB
Appointed Hay Volunteer Fire Brigade 1 March 1915
Resigned 31 July 1915

First AIF

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Thomas Charles Reid MM
Born June 1895
Occupation: Saw Mill Hand

Service: NSWFB
Appointed South Grafton Volunteer Fire Brigade - 1 June 1914
Resigned - 31

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Born 20 March 1858, Brighton, Sussex, England

  • army medical officer 
  • colonial militia (Australia) 
  • general practitioner 
  • medical administrator 
  • public
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Born 8 October 1893, Paddington, NSW
Record Clerk - NSWFB

Militia, NSW Scottish Rifles

AN&MEF, Lieutenant, Signaling Officer, 1st Tropical Force

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Ernest Henry Wiber DCM
Born 28 August 1888 Forest Gate, Essex, England
Occupation: Seaman

Service:  4th Volunteer Bn, Royal Fusiliers

NSWFB
Joined 2

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William Edward Cooper was born at Paddington, London on 28 July 1882. He was a Seaman by occupation and was a Naval Reservist in Australia and joined the NSW

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